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Reply Bob Y. I wasted so much of time on managing the Direct Copy function but the speed seems so low… until found your post. the Terrastation isn't in sleep mode, it recognises the Freecom because when I'm in the NASNavigator2 software it shows both the Terastation and the Freecom listed in the bottom section of Create one now!OR Login with Digital Spy account LinkStation Backup Issues Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... http://contactmailsupport.com/buffalo-linkstation/buffalo-linkstation-backup-an-error-has-occurred.php

Go Close CommunityTroubleshootingBacking up Buffalo N... For example, by adding the tags [b][/b] before and after your text you can make the selected word or sentence bold. Transfer rate to the USB ext drive (interface formatted) was 38 GB per hr. As stated here - they don't work well with NTFS.

like this 0 Quote dave2010 You can see here how much reputation dave2010 has received from other members. I have given up at this point. This worked perfectly for 12 months, then I got a macbook and something went wrong.

System info: brand new Vista PC, iTunes Apple lossless, wireless-N link to router. I can't afford to replace the NAS at the moment, but I also don't want to lose data if it fails. 400Gb of files is a lot to lose! A newer system called Ext4 also does checksumming on some data, which reduces risks further, but this isn't included in the NAS units yet. Backup failed.

This means using a regular NAS or plugging the USB drive into the computer. The number of Bytes received) bytes (3. i am searching a topic on this but can't find one. One of the many* great things about the LinkStation is you can attach an external drive to it to expand your disk space.

Click the green "Add" button under backup folders. I also have used Memeo Backup, but this is not very helpful either. Post reply Text formatting By making use of special tags, it's possible apply formatting to the text. Solutions - Change all folder names or file names which include the prohibited characters. - Delete the specific folder/file which cannot be copied. * If you cannot backup to a USB

  1. A permanently attached backup device isn't a backup device, it's just additional data storage.
  2. Bought this for one purpose only.
  3. If you want, you can set it up to be available from anywhere via the internet. (I don't use this.) Generally, it is very easy to use.
  4. How does a backup log look like?
  5. The Buffalo devices can use EXT3, which can be used as a read/write source by many OS - including Windows - and FAT32, which of course is even better suited to
  6. Example of a log rsync error: received SIGUSR1 or SIGINT (code 20) at rsync.c(231) rsync error: received SIGINT, SIGTERM, or SIGHUP (code 20) at rsync.c(242) [sender] Error The "code 23" is
  7. This is why people often use tape media, it can easily be taken off site...well away from the source data.
  8. Remember I have been successfully using Retrospect for years backing up over a network.

The following is the example of a backup log. It's set to do a daily back up (incremental, adding new files and not deleting anything) to a drive which is plugged into the NAS. Respectfully yours, Alex Reply Robert says November 1, 2013 at 6:05 pm Great workaround… However, I can't find a screen that shows how much data has been copied nor how much I know it mentions the USB drive but it might be misleading you if you've already checked it.

I've been taming it gradually, and now I've attached a 1 Tbyte Toshiba drive to the USB port. news It basically gives your home network a network disk like the one you probably have at the office. I worry that, if the original NAS fails and the replacement will not support the format on the USB drive, things complicate a bit. Reply Jay Keller says February 20, 2013 at 2:01 pm Christopher, Many thanks!

Fetch the backup log.  How can the backup log be obtained? Forget any Windows software and use the NAS itself. Example of a log rsync error: some files vanished before they could be transferred (code 24) at main.c(702) rsync warning: some files vanished before they could be transferred (code 24) at have a peek at these guys Then I can move any files back and forth to and from the NAS to the computer or its attached USB storage.

like this 0 Quote RO53BEN You can see here how much reputation RO53BEN has received from other members. Reply Hung Dinh says January 2, 2015 at 6:31 am Hi, Firstly a big thanks. I guess I'm hitting the limit of the number of files modified + added + deleted (incremental), more than the overall number of files in the source.Btw I would like to

Windows Explorer) I just grabbed the file from one drive to the other and it started copying as expected.

Simply connect the USB drive to your windows PC, format as required, and then copy over the files. Home Help Search Login Register Buffalo Forums » Products » Storage » Backup Failure?? « previous next » Print Pages: [1] Author Topic: Backup Failure?? (Read 2083 times) debbiem Calf Posts: The screen should now show your transfer name with the status ‘running'. Reply Zach says June 12, 2014 at 8:14 am Awesome post -- thank you!

It should be noted that Retrospect 7.7 specifically states they support the Buffalo NAS products. I've noticed that for each backup job a good bunch of files where properly moved to the USB disk, and finally after 8 to 10 backups failed I managed to have You *DID* change the password when you set it up, though, didn't you?) Under the tab "Shared Folders" you'll see "Folder set up".  You should see both ‘share' and ‘usbdisk1'. check my blog I then transfer the music to the NAS using FTP from which SONOS does its thing.

I had a 300GB file (a backup of an old laptop) I wanted to move from the LinkStation to an attached USB drive. says September 1, 2014 at 12:26 pm I have the Linkstation 4TB NAS. but associated to another file being backuped.No clue about how many repeated backups I will have to run before geeting my 60 60 GB of NAS files pushed to the USB debbiem Calf Posts: 8 Re: Backup Failure?? « Reply #2 on: March 21, 2013, 02:39:24 pm » Thanks Davo. Unfortunately the HDD can't be reformatted to XFS, it only supports FAT32

Sonos Menu Shop All products For your Music PLAY:1 PLAY:3 PLAY:5 For your TV audio PLAYBAR SUB Upgrade your stereo CONNECT CONNECT:AMP Explore System Data transfer effectiveness) * Error Log -------- END BACKUP (The time when backup was done) (The hared folder name in the backup source) -> (The shared folder name in the backup What a total success; it has completely reinvigorated my enjoyment of music. If the replacement is simply another NAS, the defective drive can be swapped out quickly.

Great advice and very much needed. Any ideas? I cannot find a log file to look at for the error, any ideas? With your hint I could manage the direct copy, was just missing a curret "status" about the copy process.

Novice Replies: 2 7 years ago 12 I found more on Ext3 and XFS in Wikipedia. Have been unable to use it for Time Machine backups despite following several suggested work-arounds using Terminal command changes. It's highly recommended to format the usb harddisk first before you start the back up. Wait, remaining time 17 hours?

Some journaling systems only write metadata to the journal, which makes them faster, but less secure. Shouldn't this be accomplished by the linkstation simply updating the header info and not having to actually copy all the data? Ps. Default username: admin, password: password.

RAID arrays can fail. Created07/30/2012 02:14|Updated10/04/2013 02:18 Unless a backup can be set between two TeraStations, see here.